Police ‘A’ Division commander dies

Assistant Commissioner of Police Deryck Josiah died at about 15:30 hrs today at a private hospital.

According to a police press release, he is suspected to have suffered a heart attack.

Josiah, who was the commander of `A’ Division, had been involved in an accident early last month at Versailles, West Bank Demerara.

He had apparently been hospitalized since then.

Deryck Josiah (GINA photo)

Deryck Josiah (GINA photo)

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